Irish drugmaker Warner Chilcott PLC said Friday its net income held steady in the first quarter despite lower sales of some of its biggest products. The company said sales of its ulcerative colitis drug Asacol fell because it stopped selling one dose of the drug after receiving marketing approval...
Doctors have seen promising results in an experiment that transfers a hormone from healthy mice to mice with heart failure. The hormone, GDF11, declines with age in mice, and the scientists took GDF11 from young, healthy mice giving it to old mice with heart failure. Dr. Jon LaPook reports the team's next step is to see if it has the same effect in humans.
Shares of Pain Therapeutics Inc. and Durect Corp. tumbled Friday after their partner Pfizer Inc. said it may not pursue further development of Remoxy, an experimental pain drug that has been plagued with delays in regulatory approval. Durect developed Remoxy and licensed it to Pain Therapeutics....
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it is progressing into the placebo-controlled portion of its Phase 2 clinical trial of LX4211 in patients with type 1 diabetes, having successfully completed the open-label, pioneer portion of the trial. LX4211 is an investigational, oral, dual inhibitor of sodium glucose transporters 1 and 2 (SGLT1 and SGLT2).
Eli Lilly and Company announced Phase III clinical trial results from enzastaurin's PRELUDE study, which explored the molecule as a monotherapy in the prevention of relapse in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have arrested an executive at Pfizer Pharmaceutical for allegedly producing child pornography. Officials say 48-year-old Reinaldo Diaz Camacho was charged after Puerto Rico police received information that he was having sexually...
STEMzyme™ 1 & 2 Collagenase/Neutral Protease (Dispase®) are specialized combinations of AOF Clostridium histolyticum Collagenase (Code: CLSAFB) and AOF Bacillus polymyxa Neutral Protease (Dispase®) with a minimum of 250 CLS units and 1,000 or 2,000 caseinase units per mg dry weight.
Pharmaceutical intermediates are efficiently filtered, washed, reslurried and dried in these portable nutsche filter units, minimizing contamination and exposure. Its design allows withdrawal of filter cake utilizing removable top head, bottom head and filter support assembly.
State pharmacy officials on Thursday threw their support behind a proposal giving the Food and Drug Administration authority over large compounding pharmacies, in an effort to head off more outbreaks tied to contaminated medications. The head of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy told Senate lawmakers that his group welcomes FDA action against pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.
The DEA open frame weighbelt feeder is designed specifically for sanitary processes. Unique features include tool-less, rapid belt removal for frequent cleaning cycles, an IP69K stainless steel load cell manufactured to withstand high pressure spray, a shaft mounted, wash-down drive system for simple power transmission, and product contact surfaces with 316 stainless steel.
New health care laws are urging doctors to keep only digital records, yet only 40 percent of physicians in the U.S. have converted their paper files. To increase those numbers the government subsidizes local experts to help doctors convert.
Dendreon Corp. said Thursday that sales of its prostate cancer therapy Provenge fell in the first quarter because of increased competition from two newer drugs. Net revenue from Provenge fell 18 percent to $67.6 million, Dendreon said. The company faced tougher competition because regulators...
More and more Americans are using health clinics inside retail stores instead of going to the doctor or emergency room. Several well-known retailers have clinics in selective stores with about 1,400 open right now. Randall Pinkston reports on why these clinics have become so popular.
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The manual Rainin Pipet-Lite XLS+ and electronic Rainin E4 XLS+ offer users durable, lightweight liquid ends and new mechanical designs that all but eliminate hand strain while ensuring the highest channel-to-channel consistency.